Canal allocates more than 31 million euros to the connections in the distribution network - Canal allocates more than 31 million euros to the connections in the distribution network
Canal allocates more than 31 million euros to the connections in the distribution network
Every year, the public company carries out more than 18,000 works related to the supply network connections of private facilities
The Governing Council has been informed of the proposal for awarding the contract for carrying out works in these facilities
Canal de Isabel II will allocate more than 31 million euros to the works it will carry out on the distribution network water connection. The public company has informed the Governing Council that the procedure, which is divided into two separate lots, will be awarded for a total amount of 31,609,630.27 euros (excluding VAT), and will be valid for three years, to which an extension of one year may be added. Said proposal must be approved by the company’s Board of Directors.
The purpose of these contracts is to carry out works in the area of water supply and regenerated water network connections, including the necessary extensions to supply these connections, as well as the renovation of large-calibre measuring sets (50 to 300 mm).
The most important actions of this contract are the execution of new connections and renewal of measurement sets: 3,600 connections and 9,000 measurement sets are expected to be executed annually.
Each year Canal de Isabel II will carry out a total of approximately 18,300 works related to the drinking and regenerated water supply in the Autonomous Community of Madrid. Thus, it includes the adaptation and conditioning of connections, adaptation of measurement set housing, execution of meter setbacks, works for the connection discharge and service disconnection, supply restoration, network extensions, execution of new connections and renovation of large-calibre measurement sets, all in the Autonomous Community of Madrid.
Canal de Isabel II was founded almost 170 years ago to supply water to the city of Madrid. It employs more than 2,800 people working daily to provide a service to more than 6 million people in the region. It is an innovative company, a leader in its sector, and internationally recognised for its management of the integrated water cycle. It operates 13 reservoirs; 78 spring tappings; 17,601 kilometres of water conveyance and distribution; 131 drinking water pumping stations and 133 waste water stations; 15,083 kilometres of sewer system networks; 65 storm tanks; 157 waste water treatment plants; and 615 kilometres of recycled water networks.